Definitions of solidness
  1. noun
    the consistency of a solid
    synonyms: solidity
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    porosity, porousness
    the property of being porous; being able to absorb fluids
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    the consistency of a compact solid
    impermeability, impermeableness
    the property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid
    denseness, density
    the amount per unit size
    retention, retentiveness, retentivity
    the power of retaining liquid
    the property of not being absorbent
    type of:
    body, consistence, consistency, eubstance
    the property of holding together and retaining its shape
  2. noun
    the quality of being substantial or having substance
    synonyms: substantiality, substantialness
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    lacking substance or reality
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    corporality, corporeality, materiality, physicalness
    the quality of being physical; consisting of matter
  3. noun
    the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    synonyms: solid, solid state
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    state, state of matter
    (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)
  4. noun
    the quality of being solid and reliable financially or factually or morally
    “the solidness of her faith gave her enduring hope”
    synonyms: solidity
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    dependability, dependableness, reliability, reliableness
    the quality of being dependable or reliable
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